Children and Families

We warmly welcome children and families to visit AGWA and explore the exhibitions and collections together.

Carla Adams Drawing Activity
10am-5pm, until 15 March | FREE
Enjoy a free children and families drawing activity in response to the exhibition sorry I was/am too much. Visit the dedicated activity area after your visit to the exhibition and draw yourself with someone you love. You can also have some fun with the every eyelash tells a story stickers. Learn more here

Summer School Holiday Children's Workshops

Collage for Kids with Fi Wilkie
10.30am-1.30pm, 11 January | $65
Join artist Fi Wilkie to create and design a collage of local bird, the New Holland Honey Eater. Learn more and to book visit here

Experimental Drawing From Scratch and Monoprint with Andy Quilty 
10.30am-1.30pm, 13 January | $55+bf
A high-energy crash course in drawing with artist Andy Quilty. Learn more and to book visit here

Every Eyelash Tells A Story with Carla Adams
10.30am-1.30pm, 14 January | $55
Join artist Carla Adams to create cute, quirky, crazy and cool characters that represent the people in your own life. Learn more and to book visit here

Comics Making with Campbell Whyte 
12.30-2.30pm, 23 January | $30+bf
Join local comics-maker Campbell Whyte as he runs you through the process of making your very own comic. Learn more and to book visit here

AGWA Gently | FREE
Pick up a card and pencil from Reception when you come and visit, and experience AGWA Gently by taking your time to explore together. small ideas for BIG IMAGINATIONS, a creative play project for young children (and for all of us needing gentle ways of being with the world). Each week during lockdown we released a small project for you to do together from home which you can find online.

Conversations with Rain | FREE
Collect your interactive Unlocking Imagination journal and pencil from Reception and let it lead you on a responsive journey through the Gallery. A shared family experience for all ages! Learn more about the Conversations with Rain program.

Drawing Breath | FREE
Collect your Drawing Breath journal and pencil from Reception when you come and visit. Drawing Breath is a creative learning approach at AGWA, harnessing MINDFULNESS to enhance looking at, and responding to works of art. Learn more about the Drawing Breath program.

Families at home | FREE
Creative experiences for you and your family to enjoy at home. Enjoy and have fun together!

Related Information

School Holidays

School Holidays

During the school holidays we make available a range of art activities for your school-age children to participate in. 

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Artbubs event


A monthly art outing for parents and carers of under 1s.

Bring your baby to the Gallery for an engaging and flexible tour showcasing current exhibitions and collection highlights, followed by morning tea at FRANK café. Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one-year-old welcome! Baby change facilities available.

The ArtBubs program is currently on hold while the Gallery's rooftop redevelopment project is underway.